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The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

Operation Brothers (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, History, Thriller | 31 July 2019 (USA)
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Israel's Mossad agents attempt to rescue Ethiopian Jewish refugees in Sudan in 1979.

Director:

Gideon Raff

Writer:

Gideon Raff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mbulelo Grootboom Mbulelo Grootboom ... Ethiopian Rebel Commander
Sizo Mahlangu Sizo Mahlangu ... Ethiopian Rebel Soldier
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Kabede Bimro
Masasa Mbangeni Masasa Mbangeni ... Mother
Setlhabi Jacob Taunyane Setlhabi Jacob Taunyane ... Grandfather (as Setlhabi Taunyane)
Ditebogo Ledwaba Ditebogo Ledwaba ... Daughter
Motsi Tekateka ... Father
Reabetswe Modiga Reabetswe Modiga ... Tespha
Taye Tagese Leimango Taye Tagese Leimango ... Neighbor
Alessandro Nivola ... Sammy Navon
Chris Evans ... Ari Levinson
Simphiwe Ndhlebe Simphiwe Ndhlebe ... Metdel (Drowning Ethiopian Girl)
Yossi Vasa ... Retta
Greg Kinnear ... Walton Bowen
Faheem Vally Faheem Vally ... Driver
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Storyline

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron and courageous local Kabede Bimro. Written by Netflix

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Red Sea Diving Resort See more »

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Trivia

Ari Levinson (Chris Evans) says 'no one knows what they speak in Malta', Malta is bilingual with English and Maltese both being official languages. Maltese is a Semitic language most closely related to Maghrebi Arabic but also related to Hebrew, the language which the agents speak.

Malta is currently the only EU state to have an official language of Semitic origin. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place in 1979-80. At the resort, the guests are heard singing "Hungry Like the Wolf" from Duran Duran. This song was not released until the band's second album, in 1982. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kabede Bimro: [narrating] My country is once again broken. Death is spreading. The new government is waging a war against the rebels. The rivers again have turned red with blood. Thousands dead. Millions disfigured, dishonored, displaced.
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References The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) See more »

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Absolutely Enthralling
1 August 2019 | by taraangel-40960See all my reviews

One of the very few Netflix movies I've liked. Wonderful pacing and acting, based on a true story that I never knew existed, that now I'll never forget. I couldn't stop watching. Very well done!


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